Apr 20, 2013 8:00pm PDT
are and what we are. >> there's nothing else like it. >> "boston globe" reporter steve silva was at the starting line of the day's biggest event, the boston marathon. >> part of the american sports scene since 1897. >> it was a chilly morning, 30 degrees, people starting to warmup, unlike last year where it was 80 degrees. the weather's not going to be a story this year. what's going to be the story? >> for pediatric resident natalie stavas, it would be a story of giving back. >> it was a very special day for me. i had decided to raise money for boston medical center pediatrics. >> doctors told chris that this was a day her daughter might not ever live to see. >> they said her prognosis was, you know, maybe she'll be 10 if we were lucky. >> the mitochondrial disease that weakened kayla's cells made her terribly ill. >> those first few years were hard, she needed to have medical procedures, time in the hospital, lots of pneumonias. >> for the kay girls, it had been a tough go. kayla's health challenges, two benign brain tumors for chris, the loss of kayla's father, chris' husb
Apr 21, 2013 1:00pm PDT
that some critics say would put the united states borders in jeopardy. national correspondent steve centanni has more on that. steve, how exactly is the bombing affecting this debate? >> a few republicans are saying we should postpone the immigration reform bill because of the bombings. chuck grassley of iowa is one of them. he said on friday's hearing we need to be sure that people who intend to harm americans are not allowed to enter the country. republican senator dan coats of indiana is taking that go slow approach. listen. >> immigration is an issue that has dramatic economic effect on americans and national security implications. stemming back a little -- for instance, we have a bigger issue than immigration such as debt issue. >> reporter: he says that is bigger issue, solving the deficit. >> gregg: there are support others both sides of the aisle on this. how are they responding? >> a lot of bipartisan support. coats and grassley are outnumbered. they say this reform bill is a national security bill that will make america safer. it will have multiple background checks and for the fir
Apr 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
new york. i'm steve kornacki. the u.s. will double its aid to the syrian opposition and kerry was speaking with foreign ministers and the officials in colorado said five snowboarders were killed in avalanche. massachusetts governor patrick said last night that the accused boston marathon bomber is in critical but stable condition. still in no shape to talk to authorities. newly released police infrared 1r video shows when tsarnaev was hiding in a boat friday night. after police rushed to the scene after tip from the resident that found him there. at the london marathon this morning, runners observed a moment of silence from the victims of monday's bombings in boston. and last night hundreds turned out for a vigil to commemorate the week's final fatality. 26-year-old m.i.t. police officer sean collier who was shot and killed thursday night in the line of duty. >>> boston has never in memory had a week as trying as tragic and as nerve racks, as confusing and as sad and as terrifying as this past one. which is what made this scene at fenway park yesterday so awesome. >> it doesn'